The First Lady in the Land. Written by Charles Frederic Nirdlinger
. Gaiety Theatre: 4 Dec 1911- Jan 1912 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Elsie Ferguson
(as "Mrs. Todd"), Helen Bond, William David, Florence Edney
, Margaret Gordon, Clarence Handyside
, Maud Hosford
, Luke Martin, Beatrice Noyes
, Georgette Passedoit, ...
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I shall never forget my state of mind during the making of Barbary Sheep. My experience before the camera was the most painful thing I have ever known in life. It seemed to me that the little black box became a monster that was leering and scoffing at my feeble efforts to register an emotion before it. I went home in tears. But the next morning I returned.
She had no surviving heirs. Her will left $1,000,000 to the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY, plus various sums to Bide-A-Wee, Orphans of the Storm, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and England's the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
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